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Interior Styling with LuxDeco

Country House Project, Hampshire

At a recent shoot in Hampshire, we specified the majority of the decorative accessories from LuxDeco to style the open shelving in the dining room area of the kitchen. The clients had not long moved into the finally finished country house so Louisa Eggleston, our Creative Director, specified the decorative accessories from LuxDeco to ensure…

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Wild Wood London x LuxDeco

If you’ve seen any of our kitchen shoots you’ll know we love fresh flowers, but you might not have spotted how much we also love faux plants too. Incredibly realistic faux flowers are a great investment for your home because with a tiny bit of occasional maintenance you guarantee life long longevity! From styling dining…

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A Day at Daylesford Cookery School

Daylesford is a community with food at its heart and at their 2350-acre organic farm set in the idyllic Cotswolds, a day at the Cookery School is a must for anyone who shares our passion for real food. Their Cookery School is the UK’s most sustainable, and it is quite incredible. From classic courses such…

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*New* Spenlow Utility Room at the HM showroom in Felsted, Essex

We are so happy to share these images of the new utility room in the Felsted showroom! This space was previously part of the old office which was relocated last year to the back of the building, and has been completely transformed into a total dream of a utility room with crisp, clean cabinetry and…

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Interior Design Q&A with Tanya Leech

When did your passion for interiors begin and why did you decide to set up Tanya Leech Interiors? I was lucky enough to be able to buy my first tiny (just 8’6” wide!!!) cottage when I was just 21, and with that came the realisation that it was mine to do what I wanted with!…

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Quirky Places To Stay In Cornwall

Unique Home Stays

Unique Home Stays are the very best in luxurious self-catering staycations, and the list of amazing properties gets even better in Cornwall. With more and more of us choosing to stay in the UK we can see why the ever glorious Cornish coastline has become a popular escape from the hustle and bustle of city…

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The Padstow Coffee Company

A true coffee lovers haven, The Padstow Coffee Company offers an extensive range of single estate coffee and specialist brewing equipment so that every coffee drinker can have the very best experience at home. Evolving from a deep passion for coffee amongst close friends, the 18 Duke Street shop in Cornwall is a little taste…

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The Lost Gardens Of Heligan

Cornwall

A genuine secret garden lost in time for decades, The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall are now more magnificent than ever. Owned and loved by the Tremayne family for over 400 years, the estate slowly fell into decline with the arrival of WW1 when the gardens workforce left to fight in the war. Decades…

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Barnaby’s

Padstow, Cornwall

Barnaby’s is a cosy and super relaxed restaurant in Padstow owned by Rick and Katie Toogood, an inspirational couple who have two other successful restaurants under their belt. The story all begins with Rick Toogood. Born on the Channel islands, his mother trained at Cordon Bleu and her passion for food (particularly fish) was most…

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Lanhydrock Cornwall

National Trust

A true National Trust treasure that is at the very top of our wish list to see in Cornwall, Lanhydrock offers a fascinating glimpse into British history and with over 1,000 acres of parkland to enjoy, it’s the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy. Following the dissolution of monasteries by Henry VIII, the…

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Gaggenau 200 Series Ovens

The oven is without a doubt one of the most important appliances in a hard working kitchen. With so many range cookers and built-in oven options out there, choosing the perfect oven can be tricky. For the North Cornwall project however the Gaggenau 200 series oven was just right to give the family flexibility to…

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Gaggenau Vario 400 Series Fridge Freezer

Everything Gaggenau does is uncompromising, extraordinary and precise. They use only materials that are aesthetic and durable such as stainless steel, aluminium, brass, cast iron, enamel and glass. This means that each appliance gets a completely unique feel following strict design principles – and the Gaggenau Vario 400 fridge freezer is the epitome of the…

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Camel Valley Wines

Cornwall

On the dreamy sun drenched slopes of Camel Valley in Cornwall, Bob and Annie Lindo transformed their recently purchased farm into an international multi award-winning vineyard producing exceptional British wine. The defining moment for the couple was undoubtedly when Bob Lindo (an ex-RAF serviceman), and his wife Annie decided to purchase a farm in the…

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The Best Restaurants In Cornwall

Known for its dramatic coastline and mild climate, Cornwall as you may expect specialises in outstanding seafood most of which is caught just off the coast nearby. With no shortage of places to wine and dine in some incredible spots overlooking areas of natural beauty, we wanted to share a few highlights of the best…

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‘Faceless’ Exhibition by Coco Dávez

The Maddox Gallery

An absolute must see and quick as you can before the end of May as the Maddox Gallery is featuring the work of Coco Dávez in her first solo exhibition in the UK right now. Running until 31st May 2019, Dávez’s works of art are a diverse blend of cultural and historical influences from artists,…

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The Pitcher Inn

The Pitcher Inn story begins in the Civil War era as a lodging house, where travellers traversing three mountain passes would stop to rest. Reimagined in 1997 from the ground up by Maggie and Heather Smith and Heather’s father Win Smith, the family were determined that The Pitcher Inn would entertain and inspire, extending a…

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Recipe Notes

Salmon & Roast Veggie Rice Salad

This is such an easy recipe and perfect for these spring days when it’s warm one minute and cold the next… We made this using butternut squash, red pepper, cavolo nero but you could literally use any veggies leftover in the fridge. We layer the veggies and roast them in order of cooking time so…

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Miele Coffee Machine 101

It’s safe to say at Humphrey Munson we love coffee and so do many of our clients- especially when it’s made with a Miele coffee machine. It can however be hard to choose between the Miele bean-to-cup models and the Nespresso models as they are similar but fantastic in their own right. If you’re struggling…

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Nyetimber

Nyetimber has had one aim over the past 30 years; to make the finest English sparkling wine to rival the best in the world. We certainly believe they have achieved that and more thanks to decades of dedicated craftsmanship, passion and a pioneering spirit completely focused on precision and attention to detail. If you don’t…

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Q&A With Louise Parker

Louise Parker Method

Louise Parker is quite literally re-writing the rules on weight loss and the effects of a better lifestyle, not through quick fad diets or extreme exercise but through her four pillar method that transforms her clients in a positive way that works for life. To find out more about the method, how and why it…

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A.O.K

Kitchen & Bakery

The eagerly anticipated A.O.K opened its doors at the beginning of the year in Marylebone, London and has become a welcome foodie haven for those looking to avoid refined sugar, gluten and dairy. Upstairs you can enjoy an opulent dining space with plush seating and a bar, the walls are delicately adorned with hand-painted silk…

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Health & Wellness Retreat

Daylesford & Bamford Spa

After huge popularity following previous retreats, we are so excited to see that Daylesford are offering another Health & Wellness weekend retreat. An opportunity to fully experience the very best of both Daylesford cookery school and Bamford Haybarn Spa, whilst staying in one of the idyllic Cotswold cottages – it sounds like a pretty perfect…

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Dalloway Terrace

Spring 2019

Every year we wait in eager anticipation for Dalloway Terrace’s new spring look. With the arrival of spring (arguably the best season) the renowned Bloomsbury restaurant has once again been magnificently transformed, this time into a tropical paradise adorned with the unique flora of Sri Lanka. Inspired by the Bloomsbury Set’s Leonard Woolf’s novel ‘The…

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Q&A with Lucy Clark

Studio Clark & Co

We love following the interior design work by Studio Clark & Co on instagram which was founded by the very talented Lucy Clark so we are thrilled to share this insight into her company, design inspiration and interiors project here on the H|M blog… Where did your love of art and design begin and what…

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The Yeatman

Porto

Porto is an ever growing hub of remarkable food, even better wine and vibrant city life. For us, one of the highlights of Porto has to be the Yeatman Hotel and Spa. Set amidst the port wine lodges, the hotel rests on a hill overlooking Porto and the Douro River within 7 acres of land……

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Longford Pantry, Felsted - Humphrey Munson

The Pantry Ladder

by Humphrey Munson

The bespoke oak ladder is now so utterly synonymous with a Humphrey Munson pantry we thought it was about time we dedicated a post to the origin and design of this very clever accessory. The ladder was designed by Peter Humphrey, the Design Director and Founder of Humphrey Munson, when he realised that only the…

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Galvin Green Man

Howe Street, Essex

Just a stones throw from our Felsted showroom in Essex, is the renowned Galvin Green Man. Set in 1.5 acres of meadow the restaurant is a return home for Michelin starred brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin who have transformed what is said to be one of the oldest pubs in Essex. Built originally in 1341…

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HIDE

Hide is a restaurant and bar by Hedonism Wines and Ollie Dabbous. Set over three achingly beautiful designed floors flooded with natural daylight, you can enjoy spectacular views across Green Park and will find yourself falling in love with a restaurant that prides itself on refined, sustainably sourced food and drink. The Hide story begins…

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The Talbot

Malton, Yorkshire

The Talbot, is a seventeenth century riverside coaching inn set in the award winning foodie heaven of Malton, Yorkshire. Close to the North York Moors and coastline you will be greeted with roaring warm fires and cosy corners – the perfect antidote to busy city living. Relaxed and rustic, The Talbot welcomes guests with dogs…

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Recipe Notes

Chicken, Leek & Potato Bake

Another super simple dish we loved trying out is this gluten and dairy free chicken, leek and potato bake that takes seconds to prepare and is best served with lots of fresh greens… This is such a simple recipe you don’t actually need a recipe but here’s what you need to know… You should pre-heat…

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